Global CMK Manager - client side

Location
England,Berkshire
Salary
£50000 - £60000 per annum + car + pension + healthcare + bonus
Posted
10 March 2017
Closes
07 April 2017
Ref
KD045
Contact
Kate Drury
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A top tier, well known FMCG global business is looking for a Global Research Manager to join their HQ team.

THE CLIENT:
Over the last 8 years this Global FMCG company has performed incredibly strongly. Their brands are recognized as global leaders within their respective categories. In the UK they are a top 5 UK advertiser and globally they hold similar status. With 40% of their revenue coming from products launched within the last three years, you will be working in a fast moving environment where you can make a real impact to bottom line sales and the business growth. This is an excellent opportunity for the highest calibre of researchers.

THE ROLE:
-Responsible for the development and implementation of market research plans for one of the major "core" brands in their product portfolio.
-Reporting to the Research Director.
-Provide support to the Global Marketing and R&D teams in interpreting market research results and contributing to action plans following research.
-Strong focus and involvement in NPD and the innovation pipeline, reviewing business objectives with Category Marketing management, in order to develop, manage and execute research plans to best meet them.
-Discuss consumer understanding needs with category marketing management, and recommend concrete research plans and methodologies to meet those needs.

THE CANDIDATE:
-Previous experience must include working across qualitative and quantitative techniques, in both a continuous and ad-hoc capability for major blue-chip FMCG company.
-Commercially driven, over-achiever with an entreprenurial mindset.
-A strong understanding and proven experience of the product innovation process.
-As an individual you are entrepreneurial and driven, with the ability to deliver results and a strong career history to back this up.
-Proven ability to effectively manage global brand research and budgets including: global planning of brand innovation/equity projects, consumer closeness, concept/product development, communication development and brand equity understanding/measurement.
-Proven track record as a top performer within a multi cultural environment.
-Multicultural - having worked, permanently or temporarily in different countries.